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Protecting Iraq's Sites and Monuments: Support for a Nation's Keepers of Cultural Heritage

Donny George (center), chairman of Iraq's State Board of Antiquities and Heritage (SBAH), along with Burhan Shakir (right), director general of excavations at SBAH, and Ihsan Fethi (left), dean of the Faculty of Arts at Amman University, at a meeting at UNESCO to discuss plans for the fall 2005 training course of the GCI-WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative. Photo: Mario Santana Quintero/GCI-WMF Iraq Cultural Heritage Conservation Initiative.